Changing From Mr. Down In The Dumps To Mr. Up And Coming.

“I’m fed up.”

This was the opener from a client a few years ago, and not an unusual one I might add.

They were a leader in a large tech company who was very capable but an interesting side to them was that they would raise their eyes and smile any time I brought up the mental side of business.

The smile was a little bit like one you might get from an experienced business head talking to a more junior one.

This guy was American and in his words:

“Shane, we invented mindset and the inner game.”

Now while that could easily be challenged, I understood his point, and so we primarily focused on what I call the ‘outer game’ challenges and made great progress on his top goals.

Some Inspiration with a Punch..

Hi All, Here’s your shot of weekly inspiration: (it’s short this week, but it packs a punch) “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” Thomas Jefferson Bottom line.  If the attitude is wrong, forget about it. […]

Why Motivation Doesn’t Last

Hi All, Here’s your shot of weekly inspiration: After a speech one day, Zig Ziglar was approached by someone in the audience who said: “Zig, it was a great speech, but…motivation doesn’t last.” Zig said, “Bathing doesn’t either. That’s why I recommend it daily!”That audience member was right.  For most people motivation doesn’t last. We […]